11 November 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 8,125
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE 'IMMORTAL AND CRANE' CHARGER
THE ENAMELS 18TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
The charger is decorated with a female immortal standing beneath a pine tree by a crane with a lingzhi fungus in its mouth. Eight auspicious symbols embellish the cavetto, multi-coloured clouds to the reverse.
14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm.) diam.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN LADY, ACQUIRED PRIOR TO 1985 (LOTS 707-718 INCLUSIVE)
Chinese ceramics and works of art specialist Vicki Paloympis offers tips on how to start a collection
Christie’s Head of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on two decades of living and working in Hong Kong — and why Ch..